I was incarcerated in 2006 when our daughters were 5 and 3. I got out in 2018. Have been providing support as much as I can but not regularly as I don't make much and am an hourly employee so my pay fluctuates. Our daughters are 18 (graduating in May 2020) and 16 now and my ex-wife is threatening... Read more »
She can file for child support to get payments from now and going forward, but not for the past. Since your one daughter is graduating in May you wouldn’t have to pay child support on that one after that point. The other daughter is 16, so she could file to get child support for the next two...Read more »
You can file either a third party custody action or a private dependency action if you believe the children are being neglected. An experienced family law attorney can help you with either and guide you on which option would be best under the circumstances.
What statutes apply in a civil suit are going to be fact dependent on your individual circumstances. If you are considering filing suit against a governmental agency, you should consult with a civil rights attorney.
It is discussed multiple times since 2013-2014. Close to Christmas time she tells me via text: “GO check the tape if you dont believe me”. I go back to her numerous times over the next several days-week, asking her if that is really what she wants me to do. I remind her, just a few months... Read more »
My ex wife is refusing to give me visitation with my daughter until the Corona virus outbreak is over. I typically have my daughter Wed night and return her Thursday morning and 1st and 3rd weekends and alternating 5th weekends. She says she is protecting her family but I'm not sick, neither her... Read more »
You need to consult with an attorney. First, you aren't going to go until August or September without seeing your daughter. The first step is to try to work it out with your ex, outline your social distancing and cleaning procedures in your home. If she still refuses, the court may grant an...Read more »
if my friend who is 17, 18 in a couple of months, have legal actions against them and be forced to return home if they ran away from home? we live in georgia and i read online that a 17 year old can legally voluntarily run away from home. would my family have legal actions against us if they lived... Read more »
There is no form document for a petition to modify custody. You will need to allege in the petition that there is a material change in circumstances since the entry of the current order and will need to specify what those material changes in circumstances are. You will need to file the petition...Read more »
I'd like to get a consultation on obtaining legal custody of my son. He lives with his mother (my ex-wife) and stepdad. My ex-wife has an alcohol addiction. Last October she got into a car accident while being drunk. She was in a rehab all December but she started drinking as soon as... Read more »
You need to file a modification action immediately given these circumstances. If there are genuine issues of safety with the minor child, you may be eligible for an emergency hearing as well. We are here to help if you need it. (404) 525-3080 ejoneslaw.com
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